food security

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  Is the Earth really only 3 catastrophes away from total chaos in our food supply chain? Scientists are warning that the world is just three weather-related catastrophes away from global food supply chaos. A study by Britain’s Anglia Ruskin University, commissioned by Lloyd’s of London, vividly points out the fragility of the food supply and… Read more »


honeybees

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  Honeybee populations have been on a devastating decline since 2006. No single cause for colony collapse disorder has been agreed upon by agriculture experts and scientists, as noted by eFoodsDirect previously, but one potential teotwawki fact is crystal clear – the necessary pollinators are continuing to die off in record numbers. A new study… Read more »


vegetables

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A secret garden? What does that mean? Why start one? A secret garden in today’s terms means a garden that is started and maintained in the wilderness, one that most people wouldn’t recognize if they came across it, nor is it found from the sky with a helicopter or drone (in other words, there aren’t… Read more »


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Blood Moon – one of those terms that most of us are familiar with but relatively few can actually define. Here…I’ll do it for you. A blood moon is a type of lunar eclipse that occurs when the sun, earth, and moon line up such that the shadow cast by the earth on the moon… Read more »


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In my travels around the world working post-disasters, I have seen more than my fair share of hardship, misery, starvation and death of people who did not prepare for a disaster. Man-made and natural disasters can happen at any time and anywhere without warning. In a worse case scenario where all power is lost and… Read more »


milk bust

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  Dairy farmers are worried about losing their businesses and land if milk futures continue in a downward spiral throughout 2015. In some places in the United States a gallon of milk can now reportedly be purchased for less than $3 per gallon. Milk sales boomed and hit a record high in 2014, but now… Read more »


Holiday ornaments

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These items need to be on your holiday shopping list; this is no time to forget about being prepared for emergencies. The holidays are a perfect time to stockpile a few things for emergency preparedness. The availability of certain items, plus the holiday sales, mean that you can get what you need for less money. While the… Read more »